A very rare pioneering aviator signature by Jules Védrines.
Dated 29 / ? / 1911.
The original French printed postcard is in good condition
with slight aging / toning – it has not been addressed or written.
The French text is describing his Morane Monoplane – weight,
dimensions and engine type that he flew during the Paris – Madrid
air race of May 1911 that he won. The large signature is clear in
Védrines was the first aviator to exceed 100 mph and also won
The 1912 Gordon Bennett Trophy race.
He was sadly killed in April 1919 aged 39, attempting a flight to